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View Poll Results: Do you swim with goggles or mask?
Mostly swim using goggles 7 87.50%
Mostly swim using a mask 0 0%
Depends what I'm doing 1 12.50%
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Old 06-03-2016
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Does the fact that the mask sticks out more than goggles, or at least it seems to me to have much a much less smooth form profile, correspond to having significantly more water drag?
I have a range of Aqua Sphere. I have 3 pairs of the Kayenne goggles, Vista mask and the Seal mask. Without doubt the Seal and Vista masks are larger profile.

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I've just ordered a pair of swedes for £6. Worth experimenting at that price.
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Old 06-03-2016
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Masks are better than the goggles.
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Old 06-03-2016
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I have never found any mask* that didn't tend to leak at the most inconvenient moment. Even goggles are hard to fit well for me -- it turns out I have a narrow/small face. T

I got these first before my mask. Then I sent them back because they were too tight. But I feel they are a fit between goggles and masks. They way you describe your situation, I think they might fit you.


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Old 06-04-2016
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I had these goggles first and on my face they often weren't tight. I've also a small face, but especially with goggles the form of the eye holes is more important than the rest of the face.
But the sight with my zoggs fusion air is better. I can't say it was a "panoramic view" with the Kayenne.

I think with goggles or masks, you always have to test yourself what fits, faces are shaped so differently that no one can tell which is tight without pinching.
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